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Sr Solution Engineer
About The Position
We seek an experienced Senior Solutions Engineer (SE) to position its storage and database acceleration technology with the largest cloud service providers. In this role you will work with the customers to respond to RFPs, optimize workloads to benefit from Pliops Storage Processor (PSP) architecture, and drive new opportunities through evaluation, proof of concept and production phases.
This candidate will be accountable to the Sales Team and the Solutions Engineering Director for all aspects of technical engagements required to support sales and account objectives. This position requires the SE to have a broad technical understanding of storage, databases, server platform architecture and the software ecosystem required to evaluate and optimize applications that run at the node, rack, and datacenter scale. The position requires specialized knowledge of server, storage and networking software environments including Operating systems, Hypervisors, compilers, benchmarks, and targeted database applications for the Hyperscale cloud market.
In this role you will:
-Provide technical assistance to business development, sales personnel, and end-customers in the evaluation, design, and development of Pliops-based server and/or data center solutions
-Partner with sales in determining applications of Pliops products and solutions to meet customer requirements
-Assist with the solution development/architectural design to meet specific customer needs
-Analyze customer product solutions and evaluate product performance based on market requirements
-Keep up to date on relevant competitive solutions and work with internal teams to provide competitive responses where needed
-Install and test solutions in-house, as required, to ensure a successful solution for the customer
-Form close relationships with Pliops’ customers and partners in collaboration with the Sales team
-Take part in demo meetings with prospects and will assist in crafting sales pitches and solutions for the sales team
-5+ years of datacenter, cloud infrastructure based technical experience
-Knowledge in one or more of the following: server system architecture, databases, NAND storage, server Enterprise
-Must be well versed in server software ecosystem including Windows and Linux OS/Hypervisors, Compilers, Libraries, debug and profiling tools
-Ideally has had on-site access at large hyperscale customers in the past
-Good hands-on and working knowledge of server hardware ecosystem at the node, rack, and data center level
-Solid knowledge with one or multiple relational databases, including MySQL, MariaDB, Cassandra, Redis, RocksDB, Aerospike is a big plus
-Hands-on experience in the setup and configuration of server systems including software, networking and storage infrastructure
What else you will need to be successful in this role:
- Passionate, resilient, and adaptable personality
- Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to manage complex problems involving multi-disciplined, cross-functional teams
- Highly organized and driven – easily manage multiple priorities
- Team player, collaborative and can easily develop and maintaining technical relationships
- Superior written and oral communication skills
- High sense of urgency, you know when you can fix something or when to ask for help
-Minimum BS with 10+ years of experience. The Degree should be technology-related bachelor’s degree or other technical disciplines (e.g. Engineering or Computer Science) or equivalent combination of training and experience.
Pliops multiplies the effectiveness of organizations’ infrastructure investments by exponentially increasing datacenter performance, reliability, capacity, and efficiency. Delivered on an easy-to-deploy, low-profile PCIe card, the breakthrough Pliops Extreme Data Processor (XDP) radically simplifies the way data is processed and flash is managed. Pliops overcomes storage inefficiencies to massively accelerate performance and dramatically reduce overall infrastructure costs for data-hungry, storage-intensive applications such as AI/ML, 5G, big data analytics, and IoT. Founded in 2017 and named as one of the 10 hottest semiconductor startups by CRN in 2020, Pliops has raised $115 million to date from leading investors. Learn more at www.pliops.com.
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This position will be initially remote – however, our offices are in San Jose, CA future on-site meetings should be expected. Local candidates preferred.
Authorization to work in the United States is required; please note that at this time, Pliops is not sponsoring visas for any positions.
Pliops is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.